Dessert Ideas for Spicy Food Lovers

Are you looking for a dessert option with a spicy flare? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve listed some of the best dessert ideas that have a hint of spice that will leave your sweet tooth extra satisfied with a kick of heat.

Pepper Jelly Cheesecake

An amazing dessert that is quite easy to make and only requires a few ingredients. Combine cream cheese, an egg, minced garlic, and sharp cheddar cheese pour into a pie pan. After baking, cool the cheesecake for several hours in the refrigerator. Once the cheesecake has cooled top it with delicious pepper jelly and serve with crackers. A simple dessert that will leave your guests asking, “how did you make this?”

Spicy Brookies

Half brownies, half cookies, with some added spices. What’s not to love? This dessert has just the right amount of chocolate and spice that will leave your tastebuds asking for more. Who knew adding some cinnamon and ancho chile powder can create your new favorite brookie?

Spiced Vanilla Ice Cream

Have you ever wondered why some spicy food items are served with a glass of milk? Not only does milk help cool down the heat in your mouth but it is also the perfect combination of creaminess and spice. If you’re a fan of classic vanilla ice cream but also enjoy spicy complexes, you’ll want to taste spiced vanilla ice cream that is made with a bit of black peppercorns, star anise, cardamom, and more.

Chili Chocolate Fudge

For an added kick to classic chocolate fudge, a simple addition of chili powder and cayenne pepper can elevate your next batch of fudge. If you’ve never tried a piece of fudge with some added heat, you have no idea what you’re missing.

Mexican Chocolate Avocado Mousse

A healthier alternative and paleo diet friendly is this avocado mousse. Avocados have become increasingly more popular so try out this recipe that includes cacao powder, coconut milk, grouch ancho chiles for heat, and of course, avocados. Mousse is quick and easy to make as the hardest work you’ll have to do is gathering all of the ingredients and tossing them into a food processor.

Spicy Chocolate Covered Bacon

A more savory option that checks all the boxes for sweet, salty, savory, and spice is spicy chocolate covered bacon. Simply cook up a few pieces of bacon, cover them with melted chocolate, and a dash of chili pepper for a delicious treat.

If your sweet tooth is craving a bit of spice, try a few of these desserts to see which one is best able to satisfy your tastebuds.

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